Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species is found from Taiwan, Province of China, to the Philippines and as far south as north-western Australia, Fiji and New Caledonia (Holthuis 1991, Holthuis 2002). This includes Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Viet Nam, Singapore and China (Holthuis 1991).
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
Although this species has been reported at depths between 15 and 150 metres, it is more usually found at 40 to 75 metres (Holthuis 1991). It prefers any form of soft substrate, from algae to mud and sand (Holthuis 1991).

Systems
  • Marine
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Depth range based on 47 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 24 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 37 - 269.5
  Temperature range (°C): 21.787 - 27.982
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.385 - 14.198
  Salinity (PPS): 33.572 - 35.100
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.165 - 4.843
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.175 - 0.760
  Silicate (umol/l): 2.202 - 11.713

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 37 - 269.5

Temperature range (°C): 21.787 - 27.982

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.385 - 14.198

Salinity (PPS): 33.572 - 35.100

Oxygen (ml/l): 3.165 - 4.843

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.175 - 0.760

Silicate (umol/l): 2.202 - 11.713
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Remiarctus bertholdii

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


No available public DNA sequences.

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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Remiarctus bertholdii

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 1
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
LC
Least Concern

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2011

Assessor/s
Chan, T.Y.

Reviewer/s
Collen, B., Livingstone, S. & Richman, N.

Contributor/s
Batchelor, A., De Silva, R., Dyer, E., Kasthala, G., Lutz, M.L., McGuinness, S., Milligan, H.T., Soulsby, A.-M. & Whitton, F.

Justification
Scyllarus bertholdii is listed as Least Concern because of its large distribution. While this species is occassionally seen in markets, there is no major targeted fishery for this species at this time.
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Population

Population
This species is described as common in the South China Sea, particularly around the Philippines (Holthuis 2002).

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats

It is unlikely that any major threat is impacting this species.

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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
There are no specific conservation measures in place for this species.
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